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1220 W College St, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 • Phone: (615) 898-7764 • Fax: (615) 898-7640

Training

Rutherford County Emergency Management provides training for a wide range of public service departments and agencies including Fire, Police, and Rescue services. The courses include a number of locally produced criteria and also include Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, and Department of Homeland Security training. Along with training, the EMA also conducts regular Table- top, Functional, and Full-scale training. You may check the training current training schedule by clicking the Training Icon on the Home Page.

Training includes but is not limited to:

Emergency Response to Terrorism Awareness- 8 Hrs

Emergency Response to Terrorism - 16 hrs

Radiological Monitoring & Response- 8 hrs

Emergency Response to Radiological Incidents (MERRTT) - 8 or 16 hrs

Foreign Animal Disease Response (FAD) - 16 hrs

Hazardous Matrials Awareness - 4 hrs

Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) 40 hrs

Hazardous Materials Team Operations (HMTO) 80 hrs

Introduction to Incident Command - 100 4 hrs

Incident Command System 300 Middle Management & General Staff - 16 hrs

Incident Command System 400 Command & General Staff - 16 hrs

National Incident Management System 700 - 3 hrs

National Response Plan 800 - 4 hrs

NFA Incident Command System - 16 hrs

Ground Search and Rescue Operations - 24 hrs

Hospital First Receiver Decontamination - 12 hrs

Current Training Schedule

Please contact Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency for training applications. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Each class must have a minimum of 15 students, if this number is not met the class will be canceled and notifications will be sent out. Unless otherwise noted each class will be held at the Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency training room and will last typically from 0800-1630 hrs.

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONS

When: MAY 14-18

Where: LaVergen Fire Hall Station 3     301 Bill Stewart Blvd

This 40-hour course covers the basic operating procedures for first responder that teaches a systematic response to hazardous material incidents. The curriculum defines hazardous materials, and describes the roles, responsibilities and risks associated with a incident. It also describes the types, uses and sources of information needed to identify hazards, as well as the basic options, requirements and limitations of methods used to control, contain or confine a hazmat incident. Students will participate in hands-on instruction and participate in group activities during the course. A written exam is given at the end of the course.

Target audience: Primary – Fire Fighters - Law Enforcement - EMS

Pre-requisites: IS 700, IS 800, IS 100, IS 200 (FEMA On-line courses), 16 hr classroom ICS course (ICS 300 or equivalent), HazMat Awareness, IS-3 (RAD), and SCBA qualified. Pre-requisite certificates MUST be attached to the application.

Students are required to bring an Air Pack & Full Air Tank to the course. (Not the first day)  Students who successfully complete this course will have met the standards under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 472 (2008).

PPLICATION CUT OFF DATE- MAY 1 COB

 

 

For questions and applications please contact RCEMA:
1220 W. College St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7764
Fax: (615) 898-7840

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